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Letter: Memorial seats occupy large areas

Taking a stroll up on South Cliff I became aware of the hundreds of commemorative seats occupying every available space alongside the footpaths.

The cruellest thing ever was to close the training centre at Eastfield.

Letter: Closure of the training centre was a sad loss

Just to air my views. The cruellest thing ever was to close the training centre at Eastfield.

Upsetting scenes at Kirby Misperton.

Letter: Protecting our planet should be top priority

It has been upsetting to see and experience the scenes of conflict between police and protestors at the gates of the Kirby Misperton fracking site.

People opt to pay more in Harrogate.

Letter: People still opting to pay more for fuel

Having just read the online version of the Scarborough paper I must tell you about the Harrogate picture which seems to reverse the Scarborough story.

Reported the state of the pond to the council.

Letter: Pond under Valley Bridge needs attention

I would like to bring your attention to the Valley Road pond (under Valley Bridge).

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Hard surfacing of any route of this nature just encourages motor vehicle usage.

Letter: Repairing gravel on Cinder Track is the right answer

I have followed with interest the debate concerning the trackbed of the dismantled Whitby to Scarborough railway (aka the Cinder track).

Grateful thanks to Mr Andrews and his team at Bridlington Hospital.

Letter:Praise for the dedicated staff

Often one is quick to criticise and slow to praise!

Thanks to all volunteers who helped to clean our streets.

Letter: Thanks to all who helped to tidy our town

May I thank all the volunteers who have helped clean up our streets, parks and beaches this summer to make it the lovely place we all want to live in and attractive for visitors.

Any large development would be an unwelcome intrusion.

Letter: Proposals may spoil natural beauty of area

Last Thursday’s Scarborough News asked readers what they would like to see on the former cafe site at Royal Albert Drive.

Is this good value?

Letter: Cost to taxpayers seems excessive

In these days of cost-cutting and austerity, especially among organisations and individuals in the public sector, the recently published list of East Riding councillors’ travel expenses threw up some interesting reading.

Thanks for help with paint recycling scheme.

Letter: Paint recycling scheme reaches record results

I am writing to say a very big thank you to people in Scarborough for helping their local Crown Decorating Centre on Durham Street to achieve record recycling results.

Thanks to all who helped.

Letter: Thank you to all who helped my wife after a fall

I would like to express our thanks and appreciation to the people of Scarborough.

Was there a Sooty and Sweep shop in Falsgrave?

Letter: Who recalls a Sooty and Sweep shop?

I am native of Scarborough (born 1947) and, although my family moved to Reading in the 1950s, I used to return to Scarborough in the early 1960s to work during the school holidays.

Marine Drive, Scarborough.

Letter: Lack of toilet facilities now spoils our favourite walk

In 1960, my wife and I came on holiday with our parents to Scarborough. We did not know one another then, and it was to be in 1976 when we first met, that Scarborough came up in conversation.

Low pay mean pay headline was no surprise.

Letter: National headline was no surprise

As a borough councillor in opposition, these national headlines naming Scarborough as the local authority with the lowest mean pay in the whole of the country sadly came as no surprise to me.

Coffee Stop.

Letter: Coffee Stop business is a much used facility

Re the Scarborough News report that Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has confirmed that the Coffee Stop has to cease trading at the end of this month, as the owners were told the business did not fit with the aesthetics of the town, given its location outside the Brunswick Centre in Westborough.
Process has continued under various schemes and governments.

Letter: NHS privatisation was started by Labour Government

With reference to the letter from Linda Page (The Voice of Scarborough, September 14) that the government is privatising the Health Service by stealth, I could not agree more.

Immediate attention should be focused on pollution sources.

Letter: Focus attention on source of water pollution and the prevention

We have been involved with bathing water quality issues since the early 1980s.

Goldwings parade

Letter: Thanks to all for raising record sum at Goldwings event

The event organisers would like to say a very big thank you to all who attended and supported the 2017 Scarborough Goldwings Light Parade.

The problem of litter takes an all-round vision which goes beyond punitive fines.

Letter: Sad need to clear beach rubbish: join us

Thank you to Councillor Bill Chatt, Steven the Seagull and the Scarborough News for highlighting the problem of litter on the beach.

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